New York: Scribners, 1934. Hardcover. Very good overall. "A classic example of the biographical form; exhaustively researched, vividly written, balanced, judicious and definitive in its portrayal of the Confederacy's greatest soldier." --CWB II,57. "The Pulitzer Prize biography. Remains a masterpiece of biography and of military history." --In Tall Cotton,62. Dornbusch II,2930. Howes F350.Tall 8vo, 4 volume set in the original red gilt cloth, of which Volumes III & IV are first editions, with the "A" at the copyright page. Some sunning at spines Vols I & III; and Vols. I & II a bit marked at spine. Ownership signatures (Robert P. Patterson, who was the Under Secretary and Secretary of War under President Franklin Roosevelt and President Harry Truman) at ffep of Vols. II & IV. (Inventory #: 22203)
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